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Colonial Restaurant

504 Bekker Road | Hekpoort, Magaliesburg 1739, South Africa
+27 83 738 6282
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“prawns” (13 reviews)
“chilli” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
504 Bekker Road | Hekpoort, Magaliesburg 1739, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter was very friendly and helpful, and VERY concerned whether we enjoyed our meals. She was worried when a meal wasn't finished as it might be horrible. The food service was slow. There seemed to be only two people serving the 3-4 tables. Our...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We took the steam train to Magaliesburg and booked Father's Day Lunch here. On offer was a three course meal, and you could choose a starter and main from 5 choices. We were a group of 8 people and our starters ranged from chicken livers,...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

What a fabolously rustic venue. Beautiful views. Excellent food. Owners very involved. Friendly staff.

Thank 0000dam
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Loved the signature Thai fish curry. Like having dinner on a friends stoep. Needs a little cosmetic touching up (signage etc) to achieve potential (especially as you arrive or may not know it's there) but very personal spot. Call in advance to check what is...More

Thank ColinMcL
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Do to a very busy weekend, the restaurant was low on stock so we only had a couple of choices with reg to food. Food was average.

Thank 574bri
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Wonderful view , amazing service great cuzine and very well plated. Big thank you to Joe and the staff.

Thank Jose B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went for Saturday lunch. Great service, great fun and really friendly. Very relaxing. Food tasty and satisfying.

Thank PeteandAno
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Spot on with beer decisions for us , including the service ! Great location for break away from the big city ,

Thank William Marnus H
hekpoortheksie, Owner at Colonial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Great please note we are in hekpooort magakiesburg now

Reviewed 10 April 2017

What was supposed to be a very special birthday celebration turned into a very embarrassing situation. The restaurant had no stock, no wine, no ribs, no steaks, no menu!! R75.00 for kids burger and chips? you must be joking! website is completely misleading and cake...More

2  Thank cross722017
hekpoortheksie, Owner at Colonial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear sirs We have been closed for renovations for over a month and are only reopening this weekend of the 14 April 2017 . This is why we don't understand the bad revieuws. I am hoping you could phone us or mail us your details...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Worst food I've eaten in a long time. The website is extremely misleading. Not one item on the website was recognisable!More

1  Thank celestediedericks1
hekpoortheksie, Owner at Colonial Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We have answered your two friends below and have nothing more to say to you. We don't respect people who just slaunder a perfectly cute rustic place , and have the time to write bad reviews on every single site possible .and slaunder is on...More

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Vignash P
28 May 2017|
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Response from hekpoortheksie | Property representative |
Hi vignash. We are definitly doggie friendly We have a huge forest and river and we work from our veranda from our farm house We are a casual rustic establishment . Please book. Regards Katy
15 April 2016|
Response from hekpoortheksie | Property representative |
Hi I am so sorry we only saw the message now ! Yes we are children friendly and are open on Sunday's please book with us anytime 0837386282
7 February 2015|
Response from Appsman14 | Reviewed this property |
I think you are definitely on the wrong site here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 Bekker Road | Hekpoort, Magaliesburg 1739, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Magaliesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 83 738 6282
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